Cllr John Murphy
John was elected Leas-Chathaoirleach of Carlow County Council in June 2020, and will hold that office for twelve months. He was first elected to Carlow County Council in 2009. John served as Cathaoirleach of Carlow County Council, for 2016-17.
John is married to Eileen (Manager of Ballon Training Centre) and they have two adult children. John is a former Manager of Tullow Mart and has served as County Chairman of Macra Na Feirme.
He a member of the Joint Policing Committee on Carlow County Council and a member of the Carlow Tourism Board. He is also a member of the Ballon Improvement Group and a former treasurer of the Ballon/Rathoe Athletic Club and Community Games.